3. Gloves

3.1. For gloves used in competition, the leather portion must not be heavier than one-half (1/2) of the glove’s total weight and the glove’s inner pads must weigh at least one-half (1/2) of the total weight. It is not permitted to change the shape of glove’s inner pads or to rub the glove’s inner pads spreading them from the original shape.

3.2. Boxers must use exclusively gloves certified by the WMC Executive Board in accordance with the regulations and provided by the stadium manager.

3.3. The glove sizes for competitions are as follows:

  • The boxers between the Mini Flyweight division and the Featherweight division must use the gloves of six (6) ounces (132 grams).
  • The boxers between the Super Featherweight division and the Welterweight division must use the gloves of eight (8) ounces (227 grams).
  • The boxers between the Super Welterweight division and over must use the gloves of ten (10) ounces (284 grams).

3.4. Glove’s laces must be tied with knots behind the wrists. Glove wearing must be inspected and stamped by the authorised glove inspector who must observe and control glove wearing to ensure that the boxers wear gloves according to the rules until the boxers step into the ring.

WMC Facebook Page

WMC Media Network